Longmorn 1961 Twins Private Collection #508 & #512

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ABV: 40.8% & 45.0%
Age: 57 Year Old
Vintage: 1961
Cask Type: Sherry Hogsheads
Cask #: #508 & #512
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Speyside
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl

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Longmorn 1961 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Both bottlings are matured in first-fill Sherry hogsheads. Cask #508 (European Oak), Cask #512 (American Oak) bottled by Gordon & MacPhail. Each whisky comes in a numbered, hand-blown decanter, with a book written by rare whisky specialist Jonny McCormick and a certificate of authenticity signed by each Richard & Stuart Urquhart. Just 100 bottles of each cask and sold as a pair.

Tasting Notes

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Longmorn 1961, chosen by Richard Urquhart: European oak cask 508; 45% abv; ‘mahogany with red highlights; rich, abundant nose, complex aromatic flavours and perfumed top notes’ Longmorn 1961 chosen by Stuart Urquhart: American oak cask 512; 40.8% abv; ‘slightly lighter in colour … sweeter on the nose and fruity on the palate, with notes of black cherry, raspberry and dried vanilla’

Distillery

Distillery

Longmorn Distillery

Longmorn Single Grain Whisky


Longmorn Distillery was established by John Duff, George Thomson and Charles Shirres in 1893 just north of Fogwat and beside the Strathspey Railway which whisked its deep and sumptuous whisky south to the scotch blenders. Longmorn is a Speyside malt whisky distillery and is now equipped with eight stills. Although this distillery does not have a visitor centre it often participates in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival during which a few lucky visitors are able to tour the distillery. Longmorn single malt is available primarily in independent’s ranges such as Wemyss Malts and Gordon & MacPhail.

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